Pvt. George W. Faust

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George Washington Faust - Pvt. 5/2/1862. Wounded at Gaines Mill, Va. 6/27/1862. Discharged, furnished Jesse Jenkins as substitute, January 4, 1863. Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 6th Regiment Ga. Inf. February 2, 1864. Killed near Petersburg, Va. July 12, 1864. Other records show he was killed September 30, 1864.

His wife's obituary appeared in the Oglethorpe Echo Newspaper on Friday, Sept 18th, 1910.

Last Saturday morning at 10 o’clock the remains of Mrs. Martha Louise Settle were buried in the Faust burial grounds near the home of Mr. John P. Faust in Simston District. The funeral service was conducted at the grave by Rev. W. H. Faust. Mrs. Settle was the daughter of Rev. Patrick Butler, a noted Baptist minister. She was born in this county seventy eight years ago and lived in Oglethorpe County all her life. In 1853 she was married to Mr. George W. Faust and by the marriage four children were born; Dr. W. Z. Faust of Lexington, Mr. John P. Faust, Mrs. Charles Bryant and one other daughter who is dead. Her husband entered the war and was killed September 30th, 1864. Mrs. Faust in 1875 married Mr. William Settle, who some years ago, passed away. By her second husband several other children were born. Messrs. Will, Wade, and Brantley Settle and Mrs. Hattie Bullock are her children by this second marriage. For the past seven years Mrs. Settle has been an invalid and has been cared for by her children.

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